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User statistics:

Number of users: 9,530,510
Number of users who are super-user administrators: 41
Number of users who are other types of administrators: 7,090

Users added per month:

Month Users Added
May 2020 358,923
April 2020 567,638
March 2020 430,720
February 2020 188,473
January 2020 188,839
December 2019 129,552
November 2019 168,258
October 2019 187,276
September 2019 195,691
August 2019 179,197
July 2019 170,146
June 2019 155,852
May 2019 157,681
April 2019 147,338
March 2019 146,364
February 2019 131,776
January 2019 143,514
December 2018 112,162
November 2018 152,143
October 2018 160,149
September 2018 139,175
August 2018 134,575
July 2018 120,806
June 2018 131,103
May 2018 160,694
April 2018 159,616
March 2018 187,845
February 2018 132,827
January 2018 138,707
December 2017 77,319
November 2017 86,521
October 2017 90,542
September 2017 82,202
August 2017 92,381
July 2017 99,735
June 2017 83,639
May 2017 206,095
April 2017 90,245
March 2017 91,977
February 2017 79,395
January 2017 53,891
December 2016 42,007
November 2016 50,392
October 2016 51,946
September 2016 46,127
August 2016 55,696
July 2016 47,176
June 2016 43,746
May 2016 45,556
April 2016 40,381
March 2016 45,205
February 2016 47,532
January 2016 38,222
December 2015 31,929
November 2015 39,488
October 2015 39,169
September 2015 36,002
August 2015 35,113
July 2015 33,542
June 2015 32,249
May 2015 37,715
April 2015 38,057
March 2015 36,519
February 2015 25,650
January 2015 45,038
December 2014 23,669
November 2014 37,712
October 2014 31,010
September 2014 33,791
August 2014 29,970
July 2014 23,211
June 2014 22,333
May 2014 25,279
April 2014 38,117
March 2014 31,115
February 2014 24,862
January 2014 30,488
December 2013 44,254
November 2013 31,743
October 2013 20,468
September 2013 18,025
August 2013 19,158
July 2013 16,328
June 2013 16,772
May 2013 20,781
April 2013 21,571
March 2013 19,585
February 2013 18,401
January 2013 21,790
December 2012 18,260
November 2012 18,920
October 2012 19,748
September 2012 19,734
August 2012 20,341
July 2012 15,535
June 2012 14,752
May 2012 15,171
April 2012 15,225
March 2012 16,278
February 2012 15,955
January 2012 16,870
December 2011 15,482
November 2011 15,326
October 2011 14,729
September 2011 16,250
August 2011 15,656
July 2011 17,013
June 2011 13,268
May 2011 15,887
April 2011 14,620
March 2011 16,525
February 2011 14,831
January 2011 16,754
December 2010 17,369
November 2010 13,876
October 2010 13,775
September 2010 13,069
August 2010 13,490
July 2010 14,101
June 2010 11,786
May 2010 13,919
April 2010 13,944
March 2010 16,357
February 2010 15,061
January 2010 16,035
December 2009 13,952
November 2009 14,673
October 2009 14,811
September 2009 13,697
August 2009 13,837
July 2009 13,711
June 2009 14,442
May 2009 16,906
April 2009 14,618
March 2009 14,384
February 2009 12,465
January 2009 12,941
December 2008 11,703
November 2008 13,546
October 2008 12,505
September 2008 10,880
August 2008 10,775
July 2008 11,087
June 2008 11,361
May 2008 12,735
April 2008 13,966
March 2008 47,627
February 2008 32,396
January 2008 17,381
December 2007 16,567
November 2007 15,907
October 2007 15,259
September 2007 14,267
August 2007 15,128
July 2007 14,370
June 2007 13,989
May 2007 11,740
April 2007 9,808
March 2007 10,993
February 2007 9,715
January 2007 10,414
December 2006 8,708
November 2006 8,950
October 2006 9,526
September 2006 9,499
August 2006 9,393
July 2006 9,626
June 2006 9,363
May 2006 10,357
April 2006 9,508
March 2006 11,524
February 2006 12,192
January 2006 13,419
December 2005 14,787
November 2005 12,952
October 2005 11,093
September 2005 10,042
August 2005 10,491
July 2005 10,200
June 2005 8,193
May 2005 7,221
April 2005 8,640
March 2005 8,818
February 2005 4,663
January 2005 6,029
December 2004 4,779
November 2004 4,608
October 2004 4,192
September 2004 3,695
August 2004 3,510
July 2004 3,842
June 2004 3,124
May 2004 3,647
April 2004 3,988
March 2004 3,119
February 2004 2,439
January 2004 2,443
December 2003 2,178
November 2003 2,080
October 2003 1,864
September 2003 2,006
August 2003 1,641
July 2003 2,023
June 2003 2,169
May 2003 2,165
April 2003 2,048
March 2003 2,475
February 2003 2,417
January 2003 3,240
December 2002 2,494
November 2002 2,536
October 2002 2,030
September 2002 2,116
August 2002 91
July 2002 2
July 1996 16

Audio statistics:

Shows added per month

Forum statistics:

Number of forums: 539
Number of posts: 485,172

Top forums:

Forum Posts Average Length
GratefulDead 300,759 373.8
etree 51,037 323.4
feature_films 19,274 389.1
forums 15,080 299.2
netlabels 14,545 668.3
classic_tv 12,791 312.8
faqs 9,280 267.2
movies 6,743 420.9
texts 6,239 565.2
audio 6,084 296.2
opensource_movies 5,726 274.4
web 5,210 364.7
opensource_audio 5,066 275.7
prelinger 3,224 364.2
oldtimeradio 3,107 321.5
noisecollector 2,502 234.7
opensource 1,490 620.3
general 1,417 410.5
movie_of_the_week 1,342 355.2
sflan 1,210 417.4

Top 50 Posters:

Poster Posts Average Length
William Tell 15218 384.2
Jeff Kaplan 12301 81.7
direwolf0701 9846 196.2
bluedevil 9840 382.2
SomeDarkHollow 8733 344.9
robthewordsmith 6778 274.0
johnnyonthespot 6265 284.8
micah6vs8 5747 350.8
lobster12 5046 192.4
RBNW....new and improved! 4749 353.1
jglynn1.2 4619 216.3
Diana Hamilton 4374 317.0
high flow 4343 246.6
Arbuthnot 4020 449.7
Cliff Hucker 4006 403.1
user unknown 3935 275.2
rastamon 3870 258.8
craven714 3778 357.3
NoiseCollector 3771 392.2
elbow1126 3566 412.7
stratocaster 3563 306.9
AltheaRose 3523 555.9
ringolevio 3127 199.7
wineland 2861 308.7
BryanE 2858 473.3
Mandojammer 2793 763.0
light into ashes 2755 1647.1
Vermoontains 2735 308.4
Dudley Dead 2642 611.2
snow_and_rain 2352 319.0
JodyC 2299 190.9
HappySwordsman 2285 575.1
Diamondhead 2285 218.1
cush11 2256 174.4
Moongleam 2154 711.7
SDH2O 2133 436.4
c-freedom 2048 564.9
ghostofpig 2017 480.0
Earl B. Powell 1987 537.0
dead-head_Monte 1964 2082.6
grendelschoice 1950 551.4
greenone 1936 228.4
quigs 1903 119.8
ducats 1901 110.0
rdenirojb87 1896 404.5
jerlouvis 1884 462.2
simon c 1851 428.6
Brad Leblanc 1796 300.5
fenario80 1780 303.7
Tyler 1741 391.7

Monthly post count (for last year):

Month Posts Average Length
2020-05 423 306.0
2020-04 466 352.9
2020-03 605 331.1
2020-02 476 334.8
2020-01 544 358.2
2019-12 426 367.0
2019-11 305 406.7
2019-10 410 397.7
2019-09 591 352.5
2019-08 539 349.3
2019-07 435 414.5
2019-06 421 286.6
2019-05 565 325.2
Note: some posts are from before the new site existed because they are news articles with old dates